Kukogho Iruesiri Samson was announced as the GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 winner on June 13. Kukogho won the prize for his manuscript titled…View More Kukogho Iruesiri Samson is GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 winner.
Fiston Mwanza Mujila is the Rosegger Literary Prize 2018 winner for his novel Tram 83. The Austria based prize, worth 10,000 Euros, was awarded on…View More Fiston Mwanza Mujila is Austria’s Rosegger Literary Prize 2018 winner.
Akwaeke Emezi and Nafkote Tamirat are on the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize 2018 longlist that was announced on June 14. The Center for…View More Akwaeke Emezi, Nafkote Tamirat make Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize 2018 longlist.
Africans have featured strongly on the BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition 2018 shortlist that was announced on June 12. The five are Iz Mazano, Bode…View More BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition 2018 shortlist announced.
Society of Authors’ Awards Shortlist 2018 features four African nationals. The four are Anietie Isong, Masande Ntshanga, Kayo Chingonyi, and Omar Robert Hamilton. The Society…View More Africans feature on UK Society of Authors’ Awards 2018 Shortlist.
Nnedi Okorafor’s Lagune, a German translation of Lagoon¸ is a recipient of the Kurd Laßwitz Preis 2017. The prize is handed out annually to the…View More Nnedi Okorafor’s “Lagune” wins Germany’s Kurd Laßwitz Preis 2017.
Ndinda Kioko is the winner of the Logsdon Fiction Award 2018. The Award is given to a student leaving the University of Oregon Creative Writing…View More Ndinda Kioko wins Logsdon Fiction Award 2018.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2018 for her “refusal to be deterred or detained by the categories of others”. The annual…View More Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2018.
The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018 winners were announced with a ceremony in Yantai, China on May 26. The biggest winners were South African Nompumelelo…View More Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018 winners announced.
The GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 longlist was announced on June 8, 2018. The award, open only to Nigeria nationals, has a list of…View More GT Bank’s Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 longlist announced.
Chike Frankie Edozien is a Lambda Literary Awards 2018 winner in the Gay Memoir/Biography category. The announcement was made at a ceremony hosted in New…View More Chike Frankie Edozien is Lambda Literary Awards 2018 winner.
Short Story Day Africa 2018 submissions have been called out with the general theme for the submissions sought being “Hotel Africa.” Short Story Day Africa…View More Short Story Day Africa 2018 submissions now open.
The Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges announced on May 29, 2018 are Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, and Rehema Nanfuka. The Babishai Poetry Prize was founded…View More Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, Rehema Nanfuka are Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges.
Dele Meiji is the administrator of the Caine Prize for African Writing starting from June 1, 2018. Formerly Head of Communications at the Royal African…View More Dele Meiji Fatunla to administer Caine Prize for African Writing.
Fiction writer Nathaniel Z. Mpofu, nonfiction writer Pofela Ndzozi and poet ASA won big at the Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018. The Awards were given at…View More Nathaniel Z. Mpofu, ASA, Pofela Ndzozi win at Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018.